Apple’s iOS 12 Makes Life More Accessible

This year, Apple released the iOS 12 system, claiming it will “make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive and more delightful.” You can add “more accessible” to that description as well. “Taking advantage of iOS 12 is a great way for people with disabilities to ring in the new year,” said Brian […]

The INDATA Project’s Ability Round Table Supports Resource Groups

Earlier this year, the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads launched a series of learning opportunities to discuss strategies and resources for the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace. And it will continue in the new year with a new format, a new time and new topics! This series, the Ability Round Table, brings […]

Block Out Time for Block Play

Block play is important for any child, no matter the age or ability. According to this article from Parenting Science, “Blocks can function as powerful learning tools. There is also evidence that complex block play is linked with higher mathematical achievement.” Studies suggest toy blocks can help children develop: Motor skills and hand-eye coordination Spatial […]

The Five Best Notetaking Tools and Apps

Once fall break is over, the big year-end tests are just around the corner. But thanks to the ever-expanding world of technology, students no longer have to scribble notes in those old-school legal pads — unless they want to. “Students of all ages have countless tools at their fingertips now,” said Brian Norton, director of […]

Constant Therapy: A Mobile Solution for Brain Rehabilitation

The Constant Therapy app is a virtual clinic, leading users through a digital door toward more than 100,000 speech, language and cognitive exercises. Created by the Learning Corp and built by an expert team of neuroscientists and clinicians at Boston University, this award-winning app was developed with the goal of helping people with learning disabilities […]

Stuttering Reduced with SmallTalk

The SmallTalk DAF/FAF device by Casa Futura Technologies helps control stuttering and Parkinson’s speech. For people with a stuttering disability, it can immediately reduce the stutter while also training you to no longer need the device. It’s a revolutionary product helping those suffering all across the world. It’s the world’s smallest DAF/FAF anti-stuttering device, and […]